NY Housing Authority Private Leasing Plan Survives Suit

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 1:54 PM EST) -- A judge for a New York state court in Manhattan on Wednesday tossed a lawsuit brought by the New York City Council and public housing tenants seeking to stop Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial Land Lease Initiative, saying the case was not ripe for review.

In October, the New York City Council, Baruch Houses Tenants Association, Douglass Houses Tenants Association and other individuals petitioned the court to stop the New York City Housing Authority from implementing its initiative, which would open up public property located next to...
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